INSIDE NEWSWEEK: MEET THE EDITORS

Tweet Over the last week, University of Brighton journalism students have worked tirelessly in our Eastbourne and Hastings Newsrooms to create content for the Overtime and Overtime Online publications. Based on research and feedback from students, this years editorial team took a different approach in order to produce a more student-focused magazine. Fiona McGeever caught up with editors Kieran McGinley and Adam Powers to discuss the vision behind this revamped magazine-style edition.     All smiles as the first edition of the newly revamped Overtime magazine goes to print! @OverTime_Online…

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Veganism: An Extremist Cult?

Tweet Many vegans and activists for the cause have been likened to that of extremist cults, but this is not the case at all. As a student recently starting my course and living in Eastbourne, I was astounded by how alien the lifestyle of residents here appears to that of Brighton. Neighbour to one of the most vegan friendly recognised cities in the UK, Eastbourne seems to have so little acknowledgement for the dietary movement and the benefits it evokes. This lack of awareness stirred up confusion in my mind and…

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A ‘thanks’ from the national lottery

Tweet By Natacha Andueza Bosch Saying ‘thanks’ to their funding, anyone with a National Lottery ticket or a scratchcard can opt to go into the 400 National Lottery-funded heritage attractions across the UK also they are offering other treats and discounts. The organisations include in participation are: The Roman Baths, Bath; Portsmouth Historic Dockyard; Lincoln Cathedral; and Royal Academy. If you want to know about more of the offers available check the National Lottery website from the beginning of December for more details and a list of attractions taking part….

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The Rise of Alcoholism in Students

Tweet Is drinking all fun and games or a mask to hide behind? Martha Salter reports the relationship between alcohol and mental health. “Coming to a uni four hours away from home it has been hard to adjust, so with student prices and new faces every day my alcohol intake has definitely risen.” A student aged 20 studying Business, living in the halls of residence in Brighton gave me his opinion on whether he thinks he has become more reliant on alcohol or inclined to have a drink since starting…

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Budgeting: A Guide for Students

Tweet By Adam Benfell As a new generation of students have entered higher education across 130 UK universities, all of these students will be trying to manage their finances properly. Though it appears that they are struggling as research from the Institute of Inertia shows that 1 in 10 students spend their entire loan in the fresher’s fortnight. Over the years it has been shown that students often fail to manage their student loan. Research from the Institute of Inertia has shown that over 50% of students spend all of…

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